A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Past Events & Campaigns

Asher’s Fundraiser

Apr 30, 2017

ASHER’S FUNDRAISER Thank you to everyone who participated in Asher’s Fundraiser! We reached 28% of our fundraising goal – woohoo! 28% MY NAME IS ASHER! This is my story… I am a 12-year-old male kitty. I am now living at WAG, a not for profit animal shelter located in Whistler […]

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WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest

Mar 30, 2017

And that’s a wrap! WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest is now closed. Everyone who participated helped raise $690 for the shelter, thank you so much! Winners will be announced May 6th. Also, be sure to vote for your favorite photo for Peoples Choice Award! Contest photos can be found in […]

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February is our Month of LOVE!

Feb 12, 2017

SMOOCH A POOCH or KISS A KITTY! Each Saturday for the month of February, come on down to WAG! For a $5 donation, you can Smooch a Pooch or Kiss a Kitty and have your photo taken! (Subject to kissable animals:) CLICK HERE TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD YOUR PHOTOS! EVENT: “Baby, […]

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WAG’s 2017 Month of Love Kissing Booth!

Feb 11, 2017

So many WAG supporters have stopped in at the shelter to get their photo taken kissing a kitty or smooching a pooch! If your photo is not up yet don’t worry it will be up soon! Thank you! emailFacebookTwitter

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Pet Photos with Santa 2016- Happy Howlidays!

Dec 15, 2016

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was a great success! We had 97 dogs and 2 cats come out to get their howliday family photo and visit Santa! Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too! Thank you so much to everyone who participated, as well as […]

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Another amazing year at our 14th Annual K9 Wine and Dine Gala!

Oct 21, 2016

WAG would like to recognize and express our gratitude to everyone who made our 14th annual K9 Wine & Dine fundraising gala a huge success! We had another sold out year with over 250 people and 140 dogs attending. Our special thanks to: Our partner; The Westin Resort & Spa, […]

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Whistler-Minster Dog Show Recap!

Aug 19, 2016

To all of our amazing sponsors and supporters, thank you so much for participating in the 2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day & Show at Nicklaus North Golf Course! What a great day.. with beautiful weather, amazing auction items, and lots of entertainment! The final results from the event are […]

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2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day and Show

Aug 13, 2016

Sea to Sky Dogs! Join us on Tuesday, August 16th for 3 hours of fun on the patio at Table Nineteen Lakeside Eatery! Sit at the table and enjoy homemade culinary treats with your owners before participating in a dog show on the putting green! THIS Tuesday! August 16th, 2-5PM […]

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WAG’s Charity Challenge 2016!

Jun 17, 2016

THANK YOU! WAG wishes to recognize and express its gratitude to everyone who braved the weather and helped make our 2nd annual WAG’s Charity Challenge fundraiser a success. Our special thanks to: The Resort Municipality of Whistler for providing our beautiful location at Lost Lake Park. Our Financial Sponsors: Dooshi; […]

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Our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt was out of this world!

Apr 25, 2016

What a fantastically fun event! The rain held off and allowed our supporters to complete their tasks, photo ops, and trivia questions… Thank you to our amazing teams! 1) The Pooper Scoopers: Cathy, Roger, Sonia, and Debbie2) The Tree Huggers: Kai, Hana, Sonya, Ciara, Jacqueline, and Peter3) Fluff Bunny: Hailey […]

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Creekbread was a huge success!

Feb 6, 2016

Raising Dough for Arthur was a huge success! What an amazing night! We cannot believe the amount of support that was shown for Arthur, our senior sweetheart, this past Tuesday at Creekbread restaurant, here in Whistler. We had so many amazing donations for our silent auction, and we cannot believe how […]

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Barney’s WAG-iversary Thank You!

Dec 21, 2015

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made Barney’s Wag-iversary so special! We were blown away by the love and generosity of this community for our special man… Barney would like to personally thank all his supporters! Roger Barbee Sara Manlove Cori Poole Alicia Amundson Monique Joyce […]

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Another great year with Pets and Santa!

Nov 30, 2015

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was another success! So many pups came out to tell Santa their secret wishes for the holiday, and enjoy a photo with their loving families. Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too! Thank you so much to everyone who […]

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13th K9 Wine & Dine: What an amazing success!

Oct 9, 2015

What an amazing event!  Our 13th annual K9 Wine & Dine Fundraising Gala was a huge success. With over 200 guests and over 120 dogs attending, the event was a night to remember. From the “champagne” carpet walk, to the amazing food, to the huge silent auction, and beyond, this […]

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WAG’s first Charity Challenge was a great success!

Jul 14, 2015

What an amazing first year for WAG’s new summer fundraiser – the Charity Challenge! Our rain dancing worked, and with Saturday came grey skies and a lot less smoke, allowing us to run our Charity Challenge Mini portion of the event: An approximate 1 km walk from the Passive House […]

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Thank You!

Mar 22, 2015

The second installment of our “Save Our Tails” pub night at the Longhorn Saloon took place last Friday night, and was a great success! The final total of what was raised is still being calculated, but we would like to take this time to send massive thanks out to everyone […]

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Thank you Santa!

Dec 18, 2014

Santa Clause himself lent some time to WAG for our annual Photos with Santa fundraiser! It was a great success….special thanks to the Hilton for hosting and Coast Mountain Photography for some great photos. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated! Check out some of the photos here! emailFacebookTwitter

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Hoop Love Whistler loves WAG!

Nov 13, 2014

  Join Toni Smith and Nolita Ananda in a fun, unique and dynamic hula-hoop event!Located in the stunning ishkin room at the Squamish Lil’wat Center, we are spreading the fun and exuberance of hoopdance with the Whistler Community.Open to everyone, we are offering workshops, hoopjams and a performance showcase. If […]

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Thank you from WAG! K9 Wine & Dine 2014

Oct 31, 2014

WAG would like to extend our deepest thanks to the many people and organizations that supported us is this year’s K9 Wine & Dine fundraising event during Woof Weekend at the Westin Resort and Spa, Whistler. With all proceeds benefitting this special animal shelter, we are happy to announce that […]

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Woof Weekend and K9 Wine & Dine 2014!

Sep 10, 2014

The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler is pleased to invite you and your dog to enjoy a weekend of invigorating activities and restful nights benefitting WAG! Woof Weekend, taking place Oct. 17-19, includes three days of special activities created especially for you and your four-legged friend, including WAG’s annual K9 […]

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WAG Wednesdays at Riverside Resort!

Jul 12, 2014

  Riverside Resort is hosting WAG Wednesdays all summer long! Each and every Wednesday from 5 pm to 7 pm there will be hotDOGS for sale, by donation, with 100% of the proceeds going to help the homeless animals in our community, and beyond! If you make a donation to […]

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WAG and Pan Pacific Whistler present ‘Dog Days of Summer!’

Jul 11, 2014

  Join us on August 23rd for an amazing new summer fundraiser!  We will have a BBQ, bake sale, dog grooming, booths, games, raffles, and more!  Bring your family (and that includes your dog!) down for a day of summer fun, all while supporting the best shelter around. August 23rd, […]

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Volunteers Needed!

Jul 8, 2014

  WAG still needs to fill 7 more location assignments in order to qualify for the $1000 donation from Ironman!! CLICK HERE to sign up! The shift is from 5pm to midnight on July 27th, and the role is Run Course Pointer. It is really easy and fun, and you can bring […]

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Thank You Creekbread!

May 15, 2014

Thank you Creekbread and everyone who came out and supported WAG at our pizza fundraiser! We had an amazing night of fabulous music by Josh Bailey (thank you Josh!) delicious pizza, and some amazing raffle prizes too! Thank you so much to the staff of Creekbread, our wonderful WAG volunteers […]

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Thank You Whistler Day Spa!

Apr 20, 2014

  The Whistler Day Spa hosted ‘Wax for WAG” this past month, and it was a great success, raising some much needed bones for the special animals of WAG!  Thank you so much to owner, Stacey Gaff, and all the staff and patrons of the Whistler Day Spa. Now bring on Summer! emailFacebookTwitter

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Pizza for WAG!

Apr 17, 2014

Creekbread is hosting a fundraiser night for WAG! A portion of each pizza sold that night will go to the needy cats and dogs of WAG. There will also be great prizes, a hand-made WAG mural, and special musical guest: Josh Bailey! Join us… May 13th, 2014 Creekbread – 2021 Karen […]

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Whistler Day Spa hosts Wax for WAG!

Mar 29, 2014

Spend the day at the spa! Whistler Day Spa is hosting Wax for WAG on Tuesday April 15, 2014 – all the proceeds from the days waxing appointments will be donated to the homeless animals of the Whistler Animal Shelter! Stacey Gaff, owner, will be onsite and volunteering her time […]

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Save Our Tails!

Jan 31, 2014

Our next fundraiser! There are many dogs and puppies, cats and kittens, starving, cold, and barley surviving right now – WAG needs your help to bring them in from the cold and save their lives! Join us on February 27th for an evening of music and dancing, drinks and fun, […]

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Pet Photos with Santa!

Dec 14, 2013

Join us for WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa!   Finally…a legitimate reason to dress up your dog in reindeer antlers… Dogs, family, and friends are invited to join us on December 14th for Photos with Santa at the Hilton, Whistler Resort and Spa!  Photography will be provided by Mike […]

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K9 Wine & Dine 2013

Sep 14, 2013

K9 Wine & Dine is WAG’s biggest fundraiser of the year. It promises to be a night filled with fun and entertainment. Now at the Four Seasons Resort in Whistler, dogs will enjoy a canine celebration like no other. There will be a 3-course dinner for dogs and a large […]

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